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Born in Dublin, Ireland
Birth NameJames Norton

Mini Bio (1)

Jim Norton was born on January 4, 1938 in Dublin, Ireland as James Norton. He is an actor, known for Straw Dogs (1971), Water for Elephants (2011) and The Boy in the Striped Pajamas (2008). He is married to Mary Larkin.

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Mary Larkin (? - present)

Trivia (5)

He was nominated for a Laurence Olivier Theatre Award in 1999 (1998 season) for Best Actor for his performance in "The Weir".
In 2003 he won an Village Voice Obie award for his performance in A Dublin Carol
In 2004, he recorded the full text of James Joyce's "Ulysses", accompanied by Marcella Riordan as "Molly Bloom", for Naxos Audiobooks, which was released in a 22 CD edition. Also by Joyce, he had already recorded for Naxos "Dubliners" in full, abridgments of "Finnegans Wake" and "Ulysses" and, recently, the full text of "A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man".
Winner of the Laurence Olivier Theatre Award for Best Performance in a Supporting Role at the 2007 Society of West End Theatre awards, 18th February 2007. This was for playing the part of "Richard Harkin" in Conor McPherson's "The Seafarer".
Jim Norton won the 2008 Tony Award for Best Featured Actor in a play, "The Seafarer," in the role of Richard Harkin.

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